Winter is coming. It always does, every year.
Here are a few reasons to insulate your home with foam insulation now before winter arrives!
1. Delay turning on the furnace
It is a sad day when you have to turn on the furnace for the first time in the fall. With foam insulation, your home will stay warmer longer, and most likely delay this dreaded season opener.
2. Get on the schedule before it fills up
Contractors’ schedules fill up quickly in the colder months, so the longer you wait to insulate the longer you will have to wait for an estimate and install date.
3. Don’t juggle home improvement projects over the holidays
Even though it is great to have family and friends over during the holidays, it isn’t fun to juggle being a host with your home improvement projects. Finishing up your insulation before the guests arrive will reduce stress, and everyone will be more comfortable too!
4. It’s easier to insulate before the snow falls
Even though we work in all kinds of weather, it is more difficult to re-insulate your home when there is two feet of snow on the ground outside, especially if insulating your exterior walls.
5. Increase your storage space
If you could use the extra storage space, insulating an unvented attic could give you some extra space to store your treasures before the cold comes.
6. Reduce drafts before they start
That feeling when you are sitting in the living room and it feels like the window is open? Reduce uncomfortable drafts before they start with new insulation in your walls.
7. Help prevent pipes from freezing
If you have had problems with freezing pipes in the past there is probably some major air leakage in your crawlspace or basement. Foam insulation may help to make this winter the first in a long time that your pipes don’t freeze.
8. Warm up your feet
Warm festive socks are fun but not as a necessity due to cold floors. Foam insulation in the crawl space can help with this discomfort.
9. Get rebates and tax credits
Insulate before the end of the year to ensure you receive rebates from your utility and federal tax credits. These programs may not renew from year to year so get them while you still can.
10. Give your furnace a break
Remember last year when the furnace was constantly running, causing higher than desired energy bills. Foam insulation provides an air seal to keep your home warmer longer in the colder months, giving your furnace and pocketbook a much deserved break.
Why not see the benefits now? Don’t procrastinate! The longer you wait to insulate, the longer it will take to see the comfort and energy savings.
Winter will arrive whether we are ready or not. Make this the year you are more comfortable in your home with lower energy bills. Seal up and save with foam insulation!